The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1’s first election in 28 years in May could be one of its last after the group’s board discussed expanding the district’s voting boundaries, but eliminating the public’s right to vote. Read more
For the second time today, a Gateway student has come forward and reported being followed by a man in a vehicle, although this is a different suspect, according to district officials. Read more
The Bell County Sheriff’s Department released the names of an elderly couple who were found shot at their home south of Killeen this week. Read more
Killeen ISD Police and Gateway school officials are investigating a report from a student this morning that a man in a white SUV with no front license plate was following her on her way to a bus stop for Gateway Middle School. The girl ran away and reported the danger to a Harker Heights Hig… Read more
There is a mild chance of rain in the forecast overnight tonight, with rain chances reaching 40 percent, according to the National Weather Service station in Dallas/Fort Worth. While rain is expected to be light even if it does make an appearance this week, high winds are the main thing to b… Read more
A San Diego man will be doing time in a Texas prison after stealing a Killeen man’s car and then hitting him with it, according to a court official. Read more
The city of Killeen will look to outsource the management of the city-owned Stonetree Golf Club as the facility operates around $318,000 per year in the red, according to Killeen City Council discussion Tuesday. Read more
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Houston-based public accounting firm McConnell & Jones publicly presented the conclusions of its management audit Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, and with it, a 173-page report detailing problems and recommendations within city finances.
Better pay for Killeen’s employees. That was the intent was behind salary hikes in fiscal years 2014 and 2015, based on a consultant’s study that showed public safety employees, such as police and firefighters, were paid below market, and that 70 percent of overall city employees weren’t ade… Read more
Oct. 7 marks 17 years of war in Afghanistan, making the war against terrorists in that nation the longest combat conflict in U.S. history. Compared to the war in Afghanistan, Vietnam comes the closest to length of combat — troops fighting an enemy and giving their lives for this nation — wit… Read more
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Melania Trump made history Wednesday by flying in a V-22 Osprey aircraft and onto the deck of an aircraft carrier. Read more
Dallas-based Senior Care Centers LLC, a nursing and senior care provider with locations in Temple, Killeen, Harker Heights and Copperas Cove, announced Wednesday that the company has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Read more